Thread: Help on writing program

  1. #16
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    Hey that is pretty cool!

    it works now thanks!

    Since I am new at this it's hard to come up with the right questions to ask sometimes. I do not know that much yet but I am hoping that I will get the basics down before long.

    I must admit it's not easy but with practice it will come.

  2. #17
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    robasc, i think you need to do some reading on how to declare, initialize and use a variable, take a look at this or search google for more. If you doing this for school i think you should buy a book and start reading before things get more complicated. Beleive me you dont want to be in a programming class without knowing the basics, it will help you a lot.
    When no one helps you out. Call google();

  3. #18
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    Well, I do start on my first programming course this coming up semester in college. And I did in fact buy a book to gain further knowledge on the basics. just waiting for it to get here. I am also taking an online course to help get some practice but the course i'm taking is not as easy as it is portrayed. I thank you for your help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robasc
    I am sure that the problem lies in the printf statement;however,
    it will not compile the way you wrote it.

    #include <conio.h>
    #include <stdio.h>
               int number1;
               number1 = 218;
          printf("the ASCII value of 217 is%c \n", num1);
    what else am I doing wrong?
    You mean aside from assigning 218 and saying it's actually 217?

    Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.

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